New Forest Meddlars

Dance sides, Free

New Forest Meddlars are a mixed side dancing in the Border and Cotswold traditions. They wear white shirts & trousers with purple waistcoats & raggies.
From: Lyndhust
Style: Border
New Forest Meddlars Morris will be at teh Swanaeg Folk Festival 2024
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Festival locations

Events are located around the town centre, mainly Sandpit Field and Shore road. Click here for a map of the locations.


Some parts of the Festival are free and others need you to buy a ticket. Click here for more details about tickets.

New Forest Meddlars

New Forest Meddlars were formed in 1990 and are a mixed Morris side dancing mainly in the Border and Cotswold traditions, with a few dances they have devised ourselves. They’ll be performing in white trousers & shirt, purple waistcoat and purple/multi coloured tattered jackets.

Each year Swanage is filled with a music and dance spectacle,
including FREE and ticketed events across the weekend.


Craft fair, children’s entertainment, afternoon concerts – On Sandpit field

Dance displays, a procession and music – all around the town

Tickets needed

Evening concerts – on Sandpit field

Comedy Club  and concerts and in the Conservative Club  –

Ceilidh in Swanage School

Workshops – various locations